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Simonstown Guest House
Ranked #4 of 29 Simon's Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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“Exquisite views and luxurious stay”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We had the unequalled pleasure of enjoying a weekend at this impeccably styled guesthouse. With elevator access, level floors and spacious rooms, my wheelchair-bound son’s movements throughout the guesthouse were effortless. Our room was luxurious and inviting, with the most exquisite view from our bed of the early morning sun shimmering across a vast blue ocean. Lynn’s warmth and hospitality made us feel at home and her breakfasts are superb. Great attention to detail, comfort and cleanliness make this a top notch establishment.

Room Tip: Shawu room offers a spectacular view of the ocean and has a bath and shower.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

The guesthouse is modern and immaculately maintained. Our room was great and we enjoyed the view. Breakfast was very good.

Lynn was wonderfully helpful - she was able to check us in early and was a great help in assisting with organizing our activities in the area - making suggestions on where to eat and what to do. Thanks Lynn!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Switzerland
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 May 2014

We did have a fantastic stay at the Simon's Town Guest house and were welcomed warmly by Lynn. She helped us with whatever we needed. The room was very nice, stylish and clean on the ground floor with a lovely ocean view. Breakfast was great as well. We can only recommend a stay there!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

Amanda has created a beautiful guest house that has the highest quality finishes and views to die for; she and Lynn really make you feel at home here.

Early morning starts to see the sun rise across False bay are worth the trip alone, and watching the moon rise in the evenings is equally stunning.

The hill is definitely a challenge so a car is a must if you have limited mobility, but it is a great challenge after enjoying a nice steak at Dixies!

Room Tip: Corner Suite on the first floor has great views
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 3 April 2014

This guest house is wonderful. My family recently stayed in two rooms here, both were immaculate and the beds were comfortable. The rooms have a great ocean view and are beautifully decorated. A wide variety of delicious food was served for breakfast. And the complimentary wifi internet worked well. I highly recommend this guest house!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 24 March 2014

We spent 4 nights at Simons Town Guest House. From the moment we arrived we felt special and cared for by the incredibly helpful and friendly staff. They made us feel relaxed and pampered before and after our big day and no request was ever too much trouble for them! The views were spectacular and what was a real novelty to us (coming from Johannesburg), was that we could catch the train and that is was safe and convenient to do so. The station is just at the bottom of the hill.

Room Tip: The corner room with a view over the ocean
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Kansas City, Kansas
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

We found this guest house through Trip Advisor and were BEYOND happy with it! The room was super spacious, clean, comfortable, and had an amazing view. Amanda, the owner, was super helpful and made sure we had everything we needed. She tried so hard to organize a Great White dive trip for us, but the weather made it difficult. When it didn't work out, she made sure to give us plenty of suggestions on things to do, where to go, and how to get there. Her dog is awesome too :) You only see him if you ask though, so I guess if you're weird and not a dog person, he won't bother you. Breakfast was served in this adorable dining room every day, complete with French press coffee (or tea) and pretty much anything you wanted, they'd make. It was a lovely way to start the day! There's not that much to do in Simon's Town apart from Boulder's Beach and driving down to Cape of Good Hope, but it's an adorable area. Also, you HAVE to eat at Dixie's. It's just down the hill from the guesthouse and is awesome. Highly recommend the chocolate cake :)

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Simonstown Guest House

Property: Simonstown Guest House
Address: 20 Bennetts Close | Cairnside, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Simon's Town
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Simon's Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Simonstown Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The perfect destination for a relaxing beach holiday. Simon's Town Guest is comfortable, luxurious, modern and peaceful. All rooms are luxurious with supurb ocean views and ensuite bathrooms. All rooms have Air-Conditioning, Free Wi-Fi, Laptop Safe, Mini-Bar Fridge, Flat Screen T.V.'s with Satelite channels, Tea/Coffee/Kettle/Biscuits, Hairdryer, extra length beds, block out curtains, percale linen, percale linen, feather/down duvets, towels and some toiletries. Each room also has 2 single lounge chairs and a coffee table positoned by the large floor to ceiling windows for the perfect views. Whales can be seen from your room in Season and the most wonderful Sunrises and Moon shines!Breakfast is included and offers a very filling Continental and Full English (including Omelettes and French Toast) Breakfast. This can be eaten in the Guest Dining Room or the outdoor sea-facing courtyard.We even have a lift to help those with heavy luggage and off street parking. ... more   less 
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